Exhibitions, Awards, Performances, Talks

(last update: February 2020)

2020

Recent Graduate – Emerging Visual Artist Bursary (Aberdeen City Council)
(February)

Royal Scottish Academy event “Academy Late
Invited contributing artist (performance)
(February)

Cast In Bronze organised by Powderhall Bronze at Dundas Street Gallery Edinburgh
Contributing artist (bronze sculpture)
(opening: Friday 21 February, exhibition runs until 28 Feb)

Royal Scottish Academy exhibition “New Contemporaries”
Invited contributing artist (sculpture, sound)
(February – March)

Artist’s Talk at Glasgow Arts Club as part of Scottish Portraits Awards
Event: Breaking Bounds
Talk: ‘Free As A Bird’
(February)

Scottish Portrait Awards 2019 exhibition (finalist – photography)
– Mackintosh Gallery at Glasgow Art Club (January to February)
– Kirkudbright Gallery (March – July)

2019

Bursary Award: ‘Time to Stare Residency’ at B&R Productions (collaborative project) supported by Art Council England
(November)

Scottish Portrait Awards 2019 exhibition (finalist – photography)
Scottish Arts Club Edinburgh
(November, December)

Futureproof/ Street Level Photoworks
Invited contributing artist (photography)
(August)

Seaton Park Sculpture Project – Intuitive Sculpture for adults 
Visual Artist and Project Leader
(August)

Shortlisted for VAS (Visual Arts Scotland) Graduate Showcase exhibition
(June)

RSA (Royal Scottish Academy) New Contemporaries 2020 Selected-Artist-Award
(June)

Creative Funding Award 2019/20 (Aberdeen City Council)
(June)

Ceòl Mòr Ostaig gaelic music festival
CCA and Theatre Gu Leòr (Glasgow)
Featured visual artist and artist’s talk
(April)

Artist’s Talk at Deveron Projects, Huntly
‘The Wind In My Soul’
(January)

Scottish Portrait Awards 2018 exhibition (finalist – photography)
Mackintosh Gallery at Glasgow Art Club
(January to February)

Solo exhibition at the Briggait, Glasgow – The Wind In My Soul
(continued; January)

2018

The Wind In My Soul
(solo exhibition of work created in response to my artist residency on Skye)
The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow G1 5HZ
(16 November 2018 – 25 January 2019)
supported by Wasps and Hope Scott Trust

Artist’s Talk at the Scottish Arts Club (Edinburgh)
discussing my work in the context of the Scottish Portrait Awards (Photography) 

(November)

Nominated for BLOOOM Award by Warsteiner (Germany)
(for a collaborative performance/installation with Brian Keeley

Scottish Portrait Awards (finalist – photography)
Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh (3 November – Saturday 1 December) and
Mackintosh Gallery at Glasgow Art Club (21 January to Saturday 9 February 2019)

The University of Aberdeen –  Outdoor Sculpture Workshop (clay)
(October)

Art for Animals (contributing artist, bronze sculpture)
Breeze Art Gallery, Jenners, Edinburgh
(October)

Hope Scott Trust Grant Award
(June)

Beats (collaborative performance)
(part of Flesh On The Bones live art event)
The Anatomy Rooms, Aberdeen
(May)

Spring Exhibition (contributing artist, bronze sculpture)
Moray Art Centre, Findhorn
(May)

Artist Residency (Isle of Skye)
Awarded & funded by WASPS (Workshop & Artists Studio Provision Scotland)
(March)

Mother Ocean (solo exhibition; photography, installation, performance)
part of Climate Week North East
Haddo House, Old Pheasantry Building
(March)

Scots Toun Sculpture Project: currently on shortlist; collaborative proposal
Public sculpture for the Scots Toun of Keith
(January)

2017

Artist’s Talk at the Scottish Arts Club (Edinburgh)
discussing my portrait photography which was selected for the Scottish Portrait Awards

(November)

Scottish Portrait Awards (finalist – photography)
Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh
(November –  December)

WASPS Studio Artist Award
artist residency on the Isle of Skye + solo exhibition at the Briggait, Glasgow
to take place in 2018
(October)

Our Bodies’ Imprint / Nature, Art and Humanity (commissioned artist – sculpture) 
(part of Haddo Arts Festival)
Haddo Country Park
(October)

Mother Ocean (solo exhibition; photography, installation, performance)
supported by Aberdeen City Council
Gallery 17, Aberdeen
(October)

Participatory Slow Walking Performance
supported by Dr. Amy Bryzgel, University of Aberdeen and her Performance Art students 
Aberdeen Beach
(September)

Beats Per Minute (collaborative performance)
GoMA, Glasgow
(September)

Mixed Bag Art Exhibition (contributing artist, photography + sculpture)
Arts Centre & Theatre, Aberdeen
(May)

Flöhe im Pelzkragen ‘The Struggle’ (collaborative performance)
(part of Transfixed live art event)
Generator Projects, Dundee
(March)

Guest speaker at Aberdeen University: talk to students of Film and Visual Culture in Dr Amy Bryzgel’s Postmodern Art class about my art practice which is inspired by feminist ideas
(February)

Radio Shmu interview on local NHS radio show discussing Bibo & Brian’s Shared Heart art exhibition at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and related experiences of Brian’s illness.
(January)

The Shared Heart (photography; two artists exhibition)
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, The Matthew Hay Building
(January 2017 – September 2018)

2016

Artists’ Talk at Aberdeen University – part of the UK-wide ESRC Festival of Social Science‘Shared Heart: A Conversation with artists Brian and Bibo Keeley chaired by  Amy Bryzgel of University of Aberdeen’ 
(November)

The Clydeside Open Art Show 2016 (contributing artist, sculpture)
Museum and Art Gallery, Clydebank
shortlisted for The Provost’s Prize;  winner of the People’s Choice Award
(November)

RGI Winter Postcard Exhibition (contributing artist, lithography)
RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow
(October/November)

Develop North (contributing artist; photography)
photography festival supported by Aberdeen City Council and Gray’s School of Art
St Nicholas Street, Aberdeen
(October)

Dunkeld Art Exhibition 2016 (contributing artist, drawings)
Dunkeld
(August)

Right Here, Right Now (contributing artist in Group Exhibition, sculpture)
Newave Gallery, Aberdeen
(March)

Exhibition of Feminist Artwork during the International Women’s Day Conference
(ceramic sculpture)
Elphinstone Hall, The University of Aberdeen
(March)

Mixed Show (contributing artist, bronze sculpture)
Pentland Fine Art Gallery, Aberdeen
(February)

CAUSE AND EFFECT: An Exhibition in Response to recent World Conflict (contributing artist, bronze sculpture)
Pentland Fine Art Gallery, Aberdeen
(January)

2015

Sculpture Sale (and other artworks)
Christmas Village, Union Terrace, Aberdeen
(December)

RGI Winter Exhibition (contributing artist, ink drawing)
Kelly Gallery, Glasgow
(November)

Sit In/ Take Away – section of the SSA Annual Exhibition (contributing artist, ink drawing)
National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh
(November)

BBC Radio Scotland interview (Kaye Adams Programme) with Bibo and Brian Keeley about our Shared Heart art exhibition, which had just been visited by The Prince of Wales
(June)

The Shared Heart (two-artists exhibition)
Sculpture and photography by Bibo and paintings by Brian Keeley
Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank
visited by HRH The Prince of Wales
(22 – 30 June)

The Light at the End of the Tunnel (solo exhibition, photography, sculpture)
Banff and Macduff COAST Festival
Town Hall, Macduff
(May)

The Shared Heart (two-artists exhibition)
Sculpture and photography by Bibo and paintings by Brian Keeley
part of Southside Fringe Festival 2015
The Art Village, Glasgow
(8 – 24 May)

FREE AS A BIRD (solo exhibition of previously banned artwork)
BrewDog Bar/Gallery, Aberdeen
(22 October 2015 – 07 January 2016)

2014

West Dunbartonshire Open Art Show 2014 (contributing artist, sculpture)
Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery, Clydebank

The Art Village Winter Exhibition (contributing artist, sculpture)
The Art Village, Glasgow

Fabric of the Land 2014, Art and Science Exhibition (contributing artist, 3D)
Aberdeen

Outside Time, outdoor sculpture event (by invitation) (contributing artist, sculpture)
Castle Fraser, Inverurie

Aberdeen Artists Society Open Annual Exhibition (contributing artist, sculpture)
Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen

Dunkeld Art Exhibition 2014 (contributing artist, 3D)
Dunkeld

The Thought of Home (by invitation) (contributing artist, sculpture)
part of the Banff and Macduff COAST festival
Macduff

Art on the Hill (contributing artist, photography, sculpture)
part of the Southside Fringe Festival
Church on the Hill, Glasgow

CRANES Art Exhibition 2014 (contributing artist, 3D)
Aberdeen


2013

Sacred Flowers and Loving Sprouts (solo exhibition, sculpture)
Sapphire Rooms, Edinburgh
(27 April – 08 June)

Constellations (solo exhibition, sculpture, photography)
Musa Culture Cafe, Aberdeen
(15 Jan – 25 March)

[ Totems (solo exhhibition, sculpture)
part of NEOS North East Open Studios
Duthie Park Winter Gardens Aberdeen
(scheduled 21-29 September)
unable to fulfill due to husband’s critical illness ]

River Don Collective Diversity Photographic Exhibition (contributing artist, photography)
several locations, Aberdeenshire
and Gallery 17, Aberdeen

[ Pot of Dreams – Look At Me (by invitation) (group exhibition, sculpture)
part of Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Club Rouge, Edinburgh
unable to fulfill due to due to husband’s critical illness ]

Loch Life (contributing artist, 3D)
Sea Life Art Open
Sea Life Centre at Loch Lomond, Balloch

Outside In: Scotland (contributing artist, sculpture)
Perth Museum & Art Gallery, Perth

Earthworks Exhibition
(contributing artist, sculpture)
part of Banff and Macduff Coast Festival
Town Hall, Mcduff

Festival of the Erotic Arts Visual Art Exhibition (contributing artist, sculpture)
Whitespace Gallery, Edinburgh

Dunkeld Art Exhibition 2013 (contributing artist, 3D)
Dunkeld

Natural Selection Open Exhibition (contributing artist, sculpture)
Moray Art Centre, Findhorn

14th Annual Art in the Gardens Exhibition (contributing artist, sculpture)
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Hampshire

Oxford Pride Visual Art Exhibition (contributing artist, drawing)
Oxford

Childhood Explored (contributing artist, drawing)
Eden Court Centre, Inverness

Prosjekt RÅ (contributing artist, drawing)
Galleri Vox, Bergen, Norway

2012

Glory (contributing artist, photography)
Creative Arts Network, London

A Winter’s Tale (contributing artist, 3D)
Aberdeen Artists Society Gallery, Aberdeen

The Clydeside Open Art Show 2012 (contributing artist, 3D)
Public Library, Dumbarton

Outside In: National (contributing artist, photography)
Chichester

VSA outdoor sculpture exhibition (contributing artist, sculpture)
part of NEOS
Easter Anguston/Aberdeen

Dunkeld Art Exhibition 2012 (contributing artist, 3D)
Dunkeld

Edinburgh Festival of the Erotic Arts (contributing artist, 3D)
Whitespace Gallery, Edinburgh

Paisley Art Institute 124th Annual Exhibition (contributing artist, sculpture)
Paisley Art Gallery and Museum, Paisley

CRANES Art Exhibition 2012 (contributing artist, 3D)
Aberdeen

Spring Exhibition (contributing artist, 3D)
Aberdeen Artists Society Gallery, Aberdeen


ARTWORK ON PERMANENT DISPLAY

Constellations (Photography)
Golden Jubilee National Hospital Clydebank

Childhood (Ceramic Installation)
Musa Culture Café, Aberdeen

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